Captain Jacob James Arentz

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Captain Jacob James Arentz

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Assumstadt, Heelbronn, Baden, Wuerltemburg, Germany, Germany
Death: January 21, 1807 (69)
Bally,Washington Township,Berks County,Pennsylvania
Place of Burial: Blessed Sacrament Church Cemetery,Bally,Berks County,Pennsylvania
Immediate Family:

Son of Johann Peter Arrant and Anna Maria Katalina Arndt
Husband of Margaret Arentz
Father of James Jacob Arentz; Johannes Arentz; Joseph Schmidt Arentz; Henry Peter Arentz; Magdalena Dumm and 6 others
Brother of Conrad Arrant; Aaron Arant and Peter Arant, Sr.

location: Bally Berks, PA
Marriage: 4/20/1771
Managed by: Private User
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About Captain Jacob James Arentz

Parish records show that Jacob Arens was buried in the old cemetery (behind the chapel). In 2000, the church historian photographed all of the remaining gravestones in the old cemetery, regardless of condition. No stone was found for Jacob.


There is an Jacob Arenth listed as Immigrated Aug 24 1749 on MS ELLIOTT from Rotterdam to Philadelphia. Not sure this is the same person. http://www.trailofourancestors.com/shplst35.htm

From another site, stating he was Lieutenant in second battalion, first company, Northampton County Militia 1783. have not confirmed this yet. Dec.13.2016 Tom A Strom


When James (Jacob) Arntz (Arents,arenz 1790) was born on November 14, 1737, in Assumstadt, Baden-Württemberg, Germany, his father, Johann, was 45 and his mother, Anna, was 37. He married Margaret Schmidt (Schmitt) on April 22, 1770, in Bally, Pennsylvania. They had 17 children in 19 years. He died on January 21, 1807, in Bally, Pennsylvania, at the age of 69.

Source: jpjomama familytree. May31.2019 TAS
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Captain Jacob James Arentz's Timeline

1737
November 14, 1737
Germany
1771
April 20, 1771
Bally,Washington Township,Berks County,Pennsylvania
April 20, 1771
Bally,Washington Township,Berks County,Pennsylvania
1774
September 25, 1774
Bally,Washington Township,Berks County,Pennsylvania
1776
September 21, 1776
Bally,Washington Township,Berks County,Pennsylvania
1778
October 2, 1778
Goshenhoppen,Montgomery County,Pennsylvania
1781
September 2, 1781
Bally,Washington Township,Berks County,Pennsylvania
1784
December 2, 1784
Bally,Washington Township,Berks County,Pennsylvania
1787
October 10, 1787
Bally,Washington Township,Berks County,Pennsylvania